2787 - Hwy 361
Ingleside, TX 78362
Phone: (361) 775-2000
Fax: (361) 775-1230
Just in case you need something different from water sports, sun bathing, bird watching; consider a visit to the Port Aransas Community Theater for a bit of culture. The theater puts on a variety of productions including dramas, comedies, mysteries, children's productions and even a few films are screened here. Please see their website for current show times and upcoming events.
The American Bank Center Selena Auditorium is truly an important and known venue in town. Built in 1979, it can seat nearly 2,500 spectators and is equipped with modern sound and light technology. Concerts, musicals, acts, public shows and the list of events held here is endless. For more details and exact technical specifications, check website.
Shoreline Amphitheatre is an entertainment venue that hosts a number of big events like concerts, musicals and performance art. Located close to the shore, as the name suggests, the venue is perfect to enjoy any live performance. But do make sure you get your tickets well in advance and be in the loop about the artists' performing schedules.
The American Bank Center Arena is spread over an area of 1,50,000 square feet, and can entertain approximately 10,000 people at a time! The arena's construction was completed in 2004 and since then it has been hosting events to the likes of Shakira. Built for sporting events, the arena has seen ice hockey, boxing, baseball, basketball and many more. For information about tickets do contact the venue.
Located in beautiful Bayfront Park, the Harbor Playhouse consists of over 250 volunteers and actors that put on about four productions each year. Since 1925 it has been entertaining the citizens and visitors of the city. Performances include contemporary drama, musicals and comedies. Aside from plays, the theater has special events scheduled throughout the year. One of the most popular is the annual Halloween open house featuring actors dressed as ghosts and goblins. Ticket prices are quite reasonable, so it is a great opportunity to catch a bit of culture for a bargain.
The premier venue for any event in Corpus Christi is the sparkling American Bank Center located in Bayfront Park. This massive structure by the sea is comprised of three different sections: Selena Auditorium, Arena and Convention Center. This venue hosts a myriad of events from concerts, trade shows, weddings and even rodeos. With a capacity of over 9500, the American Bank Center is well equipped for any major event along the coastal bend. VIP boxes and an exclusive VIP bar, Gentleman Jack's complete the experience.
Built in 2005, this family friendly baseball field is a favorite summertime destination for locals. Sitting right next to the bay with views of the Harbor Bridge, every seat is a good seat. Reminiscent of old-fashioned fields from baseball's golden age, the facility offers some very thoughtful and modern features. All concession stands are designed so that patrons never have their back to the field and never miss a play. The kids play area features a play ground, scaled down baseball diamond and full sized basketball court. There's even a pool overlooking the field available for groups and parties. Don't forget to stop by the gift shop to pick up your own official Hooks gear.
The Old Concrete Street Amphitheater is a colossal venue divided into two parts. The “Pavilion Shows”, which are for general admissions and the “Amphitheater Shows”. The latter has lawn seating and VIP seating. Swing to the music of the biggest and the best bands that perform here from time to time. But beware of what you carry inside, as the rules are extremely strict. The theater also holds fund raising events, birthday parties, company picnics and much more. Out with your chairs and blankets!
Located on Agnes Street, The NASA, or North Agnes Space Acoustics is a true hidden gem when it comes to live music events. The event venue is best known for the diverse range of concerts it hosts. A perfect stage for up-and-coming local talent, The NASA showcases indie musicians, bands and artists who are sure to impress you. To get a gist of the local music scene, head to North Agnes Space Acoustics. Genres to expect here include punk rock, rock and roll, country and lots more.
The performing arts center at the Corpus Christi branch of the Texas A&M University hosts a variety of events throughout the year. Mostly symphonies, choral groups and orchestras perform here, along with the occasional concert. The unique shape of the theater ensures that every seat is a good seat here. Ticket prices are reasonably priced and many events are free. See their online event schedule for more information.
Charming waterfront views, breathtaking scenery and a buzz of activity characterize the Rockport Harbor. The festival grounds located close to the harbor make for a versatile event space that hosts a variety of events from time to time. Popular for the local Seafair festival, the harbor and the adjacent grounds attract hoards of visitors year after year. Call the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of commerce for more details.
On Armed Forces Day, the third Saturday in May, the Beach to Bay Relay takes off in Corpus Christi. This marathon event is the largest relay race in the United States, with a yearly limit of 1200 teams. The race has been going for over 30 years, and benefits local charities with proceeds from corporate sponsors and team entry fees. The entry fee is USD175 per team, USD255 for late entries.